Cushing | Blog

Your Source for Printing News, Industry Perspective, New Materials and much more. It is the Road Less Printed, after all.

What’s a print company doing with a blog? Our passion is discussing print, showcasing clients, uncovering interesting applications and marketing trends. You never know what you might find, but at a minimum, we’ll seek to educate, entertain and put a smile on your face.

  • Guest entries from customers and vendors
  • Innovative installations to grow your business
  • Employee achievement and team spotlights
  • Marketing tips and much more.

Our goal is to share information that is interesting, answers your questions and helps you make decisions about the printing services you need.Have a topic you would like us to discuss? We are all ears.

2016 Pantone Colors of the Year and Marketing

Rose Quartz and Serenity… the latest in the Yankee Candle Collection? Nope. They are the 2016 Pantone Colors of the Year and they can influence fashion trends you see at the mall to creating a warm apartment environment. It was the first time in fifteen years that Pantone picked two…

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Digital Versus Offset Printing a Friendly Main Event

Here’s a scenario. You need to mail out 5,000 postcards to your clients, alerting them to a new retail space available (Cushing provides a number of solutions for commercial real estate printing). You set up the file, draft an email to your local digital printer, and as you are about…

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We Wish You A Merry Printmas

We hope you’re getting into the – ahem – Printmas spirit. The latest edition of From The Flatbed is sure to brighten even the biggest Scrooge’s holiday season. We hope anyway, if not, at least you had a chance to see some fun things we have been up to at…

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November to Remember

Hi everyone! My name is Catie Duffy and I’m the new Marketing Coordinator at Cushing. Welcome to my first From the Flatbed! I started working here in June as a Customer Service Representative, and while I loved the fast paced environment, I wanted to make the move to marketing. After interviewing…

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The Proof is In The Printing

Who uses print marketing to grow and boost their brand?
Why is print marketing important?
Is print marketing growing?

Questions to ponder during sleepless nights (well, if you’re in the marketing department of a digital printing company!)

In all seriousness, I started thinking about these questions (and potential answers), after reading a report in What They Think,…

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7 Unique Holiday Printing Ideas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for printing, that is!

Have all of your holiday printing needs been met? We love seeing our customers’ creative ideas, but if you’re like me and haven’t even started thinking of the holidays yet, you may need a little inspiration (or a bag…

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